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News: May 2019

Bangor academic wins Hugh Owen Medal

Professor Enlli Thomas, Professor and Director of Research and Impact, School of Education, Bangor University, has been awarded the Learned Society of Wales Hugh Owen Medal for contributions to educational research, in recognition of her expertise on the Welsh language, bilingualism, and studies into teaching, learning and using Welsh.

Publication date: 24 May 2019

Designing for people living with dementia

For ten years, Enterprise by Design has worked with different companies across North Wales, mostly focused in the adventure tourism sector. This year, student teams had a rewarding and challenging brief over the 10 week process, creating memorable experiences for dementia visitors to North Wales.

This year’s finale, held in Pontio recently, saw a wide variety of product ideas from undergraduate teams made up across PsychologyComputer Science & Electronic EngineeringBusinessProduct DesignMusic & Media, and Sport, Health & Exercise Sciences. The goal for 2019’s team was to create a product or service that would make North Wales more memorable to dementia tourists.

Publication date: 24 May 2019

Advocating for Children’s Rights @lleisiaubach

On Thursday the School of Education and Human Development hosted the Little Voices/Lleisiau Bach training day for practitioners, organised by Arwyn Roberts (Bangor) and Helen Dale (Swansea).

Publication date: 10 May 2019

A focus on wellbeing

This week our very own Dr Anne-Marie Smith was at the Cultural Education Research Initiative (CERI) conference in Liverpool, presenting some initial themes emerging from a collaborative research project on Wellbeing in Schools and Cultural Spaces. 

Publication date: 10 May 2019

Employability Celebration Event success!

Huge congratulations to Claire Hodgkinson, Childhood and Youth Studies student, Year 3 on her Employability Nomination! Well done Claire!

Publication date: 3 May 2019